Revisiting the Great Recession, or: how to waste your youth in a country in crisis

What’s shakin, y’all? I recently got back from about 5 weeks in the US. Funny thing about that: I’d heard from all sides that the US was now

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Santander, Cantabria – one of my favorite places in Spain

Hey, y’all! It’s been a while. I’m recently back in Barcelona, after a week or so in Santander, and I’ve got a new video to share. Santander – and

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Spanish Proverbs – not for the puritanical and easily offended

I love the expressiveness of the Spanish language… And especially Spanish proverbs. So today I thought I’d write about some of my favorite Spanish proverbs, not because I

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Random thoughts #4: fire in Barceloneta, election year and Covid

So. Been a while. I thought I’d come back with a few random thoughts. ‘Cause, you know… Shit’s been hoppin’ around here. Post-lockdown, I’m just spending all my

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Why you should TOTALLY go to a Real Madrid match – and how to get tickets

Want to go to a Real Madrid match? Okay, let’t talk about it… See, last week I published a guest-post article about why going to a match isn’t

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Dear Spain: Please stop ruining international cuisine

Thinking of making a paella this weekend? Considering adding some chorizo to that paella? “Burn, heretic!” At least, that’s what a lot of Spanish people would say. I

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Embracing the Sprunch: why brunch in Madrid isn’t like the brunch back home

by Klara Nordström As a semi-hipster millennial with an appetite and an Instagram obsession – of course I brunch. While I would never describe myself as a ‘foodie’

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3 reasons why going to a Real Madrid match totally isn’t worth it

Is going to a Real Madrid match a waste? Today’s article is a guest post by Nick, a fellow blogger here in Madrid. Nick is from Northern California,

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How you can help refugees – 3 ways to help out, right here in Madrid

A lot’s been happening recently. Brexit. Trump. The refugee crisis in Europe. And actually, I find myself lost for words. What can I say? The world doesn’t need

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The shocking secret about my 2017 plans – Revealed!

2016 was quite a year. On the personal side, not the best… but far from being the worst. Actually, on several occasions, it made me think, “This is

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